Blast targets Lashkar-e-Islam HQ, 3 killed
BARA: At least three militants died while four others were injured in a blast at the Lashkar-e-Islam headquarters in Khyber Agency, late Thursday night. Media reports said that the explosion occurred at the banned organisation’s headquarters in Aqakhail area of Bara in Khyber Agency.
Sources said that a remote-controlled device was used in the attack. According to government sources, three militants were killed in the blast, including two commanders identified as Sher Ali and Mashar Khan, while four others were wounded. The injured were shifted to the agency’s headquarter hospital for treatment.
Local administration said that the bombing incident could be the outcome of rivalry between the militant groups.
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